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Are quote marks needed?

 
 
Reply Mon 4 May, 2009 09:43 am
I decided to join the “Greenpeace International".

Are the quote marks needed or optional?

Many thanks.
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Reply Mon 4 May, 2009 11:32 am
@tanguatlay,
The are not needed nor optional. Quotation marks are inappropriate here.
contrex
 
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Reply Mon 4 May, 2009 12:57 pm
@engineer,
engineer wrote:
Quotation marks are inappropriate here.


They are wrong, and so is "the". In fact people just join Greenpeace.

I decided to join Greenpeace.
tanguatlay
 
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Reply Mon 4 May, 2009 08:56 pm
@contrex,
Thanks, Engineer and Contrex.
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